Originally, Vipassana referred to monks who dedicated themselves to meditation for insight rather than rituals, ceremonies and forms. Vi-passana means to double the contact so that insight arrives. Some monks organised meditation for insight. Much meditation contributes to various experiences of calm, of spirituality but insights matter as well.Dharma talk recorded in Germany, 2011. For more information on the author and Dharma related topics seehttp://www.insightmeditation.org Topics: Dharma, Dhamma, Buddha, Titmuss, Vipassana, Meditation
byMost Venerable Uda Eriyagama Dhammajiva Maha Thero
Nissarana Vanaya Audio ArchiveMeetirigala Nissarana Vanaya, is one of Sri Lanka's most respected meditation monasteries, established under the strict forest tradition. Founded by Asoka Weeraratna (the founder of the German Dharmaduta Society and the Berlin Buddhist Vihara in Germany) in 1968, it was led under the guidance of Most Venerable Matara Sri Nanarama Mahathera (author of Seven stages of Purifications and 'Seven Contemplations, published by the BPS). Asoka Weeraratna equipped the... Topics: Mindfulness, Buddhism, Meditation, Vippassana, Samatha, Insight Meditation, Dhamma, Meethirigala,...